In relation to EDM, it’s simple for artists to get caught up within the expansive soundscapes and large manufacturing requirements which have change into almost ubiquitous with the style.
However Chet Porter is sort of not like most EDM artists in some ways.
The Toronto-based DJ and producer does not have an in depth catalog of labor, however his remixes and authentic singles keep a persistently heat and glittery really feel that interprets right into a glowing, upbeat stay efficiency.
Porter delivered simply that on Friday, Feb. 16, at the intimate San Francisco venue The Unbiased, together with an unexpectedly charming opening efficiency from San Francisco-native and Brooklyn-based Wingtip.
Porter saved followers in a relentless state of bliss with a elegant setlist, transitioning between his personal authentic singles like Odesza‘s Foreign Family Collective-released Stay that includes Chelsea Cutler and electrifying remixes of tracks resembling Young Blood from New Zealand’s The Naked and Famous, I Love Kanye by Yeezy himself, and the 2017 fan favourite transforming of Kailee Morgue‘s Medusa.
From his fern and television-laden stage setup to his passionate and centered bouts along with his drum pad, Porter introduced a refreshing simplicity to this present that aligns completely with the tone established in his music. His distinctive strategy paired with using glittery synths, rhythmic percussion and an general joyful power make him a can’t miss in my eyes.
Presently engaged on his debut EP, we will solely hope to see larger issues to return from Porter within the close to future with none erosion of the intimacy that has gotten him to the place he’s at the moment.
Phrases and Pictures by: Aaron Nelson